|Updated Jan. 12, 2017|
Convention, 2 p.m. to midnight, today through Sunday, Hilton Milwaukee
City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Live action role play,
tabletop role-playing games, card games and a board game room.
Card social, 6
p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, St. Florian Parish (Cristo Rey School
Cafeteria), 1215 S. 45th St., West Milwaukee. Buffet diner at 7:30
p.m. Free beer, soda and coffee. Raffle tickets. Handicap-accessible
elevator. $12. 414-383-3565, stflorian.org.
The Great Train
Robbery Garden Train Show at The Domes, Saturday through April 2,
Mitchell Park Domes, 524 Layton Blvd., Milwaukee.
Cat show: Chilli
Cats, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Racine Civic Center (Memorial Hall),
72 Seventh St., Racine. Ten rings. Visit www.catsrulecatclub.com for
$1 off coupon and information.
citizenship classes in Spanish and English, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, also Jan. 21 and Jan. 28, Milwaukee Public Library - Forest
Home Branch, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee. Register in person
at any library or by calling Voces de la Frontera: 414-643-1620.
Market Collectibles and Flea Style Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview
Road, Waukesha. Estate and attic treasures, collectibles, furniture
and furniture repair services, advertising, Depression glass, sports
items, old toys, gold and silver coins, jewelry, candles and soaps,
Watkins, Avon, knick-knacks and more. $5 or $3 with two nonperishable
food items per person for the Hunger Task Force. Concessions
available. Free parking.
33rd annual Martin
Luther King Jr. celebration, “We Shall Overcome,” 1 p.m. Sunday,
Uihlein Hall at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts, 929 N. Water
St., Milwaukee. Events highlights area youths who will interpret
King’s works through art, speech and writing contests.
Reception at 3 p.m. Free. Complimentary
parking in the Marcus Center parking structure available.
Book Convention, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Clarion Hotel &
Conference Center, 5311 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Dealers from three
states will be on hand with comic books from the golden age to present
along with a variety of related collectible items such as action
figures. Dealers will also be buying comics. Free admission.
309-657-1599 or visit www.epguides.com/comics.
Light Up the
Garden and Lynden By Night, 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Lynden
Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. A 3 p.m.
workshop to make a lantern (or bring your own), followed by 5 p.m.
with a lander-lit walk led by naturalist Naomi Cobb. The evening ends
with a bonfire and hot cider. lyndesculpturegarden.org.
Monster Jam, 7
p.m. Jan. 20 and Jan. 21 and 1 p.m. Jan. 21, BMO Harris Bradley
Center, 1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee. $15 to $45. 414-227-0400,
Dog Days at
Lynden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W.
Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Dogs must be leashed and considerate of
other visitors, canine and human. Free to dogs and members or with
admission to the sculpture garden. www.lyndensculpturegarden.org.
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